Anoplius species

• Blue-black spider wasp / Spider wasp
• Avispa de las arañas

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Pompilidae
Genus:Anoplius

Unknown spider wasp species (Anoplius sp.) with paralyzed spider.

The host spider it’s Allocosa senex (Mello-Leitão) – ID’d by Dr. Fernando Perez-Miles and Alvaro Laborda.

Rocha, Uruguay

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